Theatre Arts

School of Arts & Communication

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TA 100 SURVEY OF DRAMA 3 Units Covers the dramatic literature and performance of Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Restoration, Romantic, Realistic, and Modern plays from diverse cultures around the world. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86110 TA 100 01 11:00AM-12:15PM TTH 911 Yeager,Ruff 19 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85516 TA 100 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Pentilescu,Mark 19 19*
ONLINE Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86507 TA 100 E1 11:00AM-12:15PM MW EXT Kirkwood,Carla 19 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 This course is open to students enrolled in the SDICCCA Florence, Italy semester abroad program only. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEATRE 3 Units Covers the appreciation of the theatre event. Focuses on how theatre affects and is affected by human issues. Requires attendance at selected theatrical events. A non-technical course for the general student. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85517 TA 101 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 911 Cortez,Sandra 19 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85518 TA 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Cortez,Sandra 19 6*
ONLINE Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 110 ELEMENTARY ACTING I 3 Units Focuses on fundamental principles of acting and the development of physical and vocal self-expression in every day communication. Emphasizes the skills necessary to create classical and contemporary character roles. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85519 TA 110 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MW 912 Pentilescu,Mark 19 8*
    10:00AM-10:50AM MW 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 One additional hours to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85520 TA 110 03 09:00AM-09:50AM TTH 912 Pentilescu,Mark 19 8*
    10:00AM-10:50AM TTH 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 One additional hour to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 111 ELEMENTARY ACTING II 3 Units [Prerequisite: TA 110 or equivalent.] Covers principles of acting and the development of physical and vocal self-expression in every day communication and character interpretation on an advanced level. Emphasizes classical and contemporary scene techniques in theatrical history. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 111 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85521 TA 111 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MW 912 Pentilescu,Mark 19 19*
    10:00AM-10:50AM MW 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 One additional hour to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85554 TA 111 03 09:00AM-09:50AM TTH 912 Pentilescu,Mark 19 14*
    10:00AM-10:50AM TTH 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 One additional hour to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 115 ACTING FOR TELEVISION AND FILM 3 Units Provides an overview of the basic techniques of acting on camera. Includes exercises in sense memory and effective memory, action, relaxation, and concentration. Emphasizes improvisational techniques, subjective camera monologues, auditions, and scene performance. (Same as TELE 115.) [D; CSU; UC]
TA 115 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85522 TA 115 01 01:00PM-03:05PM WF 912 Warriner,John 8 11*
    03:15PM-04:50PM WF 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 Three additional hours to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
85523 TA 115 03 01:00PM-02:50PM TTH 912 Warriner,John 8 16*
    03:00PM-04:50PM TTH 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 An additional two hours 25 minutes to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 120 THEATRE WORKSHOP---PERFORMANCE 2 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class.] Covers acting skills and choreography for main stage theatre productions. Requires attendance at rehearsals and performances. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 120 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
86017 TA 120 60 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Yeager,Ruff 10 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/28/2014 Ends: 3/30/2014 Limitation on Enrollment. Enrollment subject to audition. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 127 THEATRE WORKSHOP---STUDIO PERFORMANCE 2 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment subject to audition conducted during the first week of class.] Covers acting skills for studio theatre productions. Requires attendance at rehearsals and performances. [D; CSU]
TA 127 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85524 TA 127 01 12:00PM-12:50PM MW 911 Schwartz,Michael 11 10*
    01:00PM-01:50PM MW 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 3/10/2014 Ends: 5/18/2014 An additional three hours 15 minutes to be scheduled. Enrollment subject to audition. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 134 IMPROVISATION FOR THE THEATRE 3 Units Focuses on practice of the skills necessary to create spontaneous, original characters, and scenes. Improves the development of creative imagination, confidence, critical analysis, and integrates current and historical events into dramatic situations. [D; CSU]
TA 134 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85525 TA 134 60 06:00PM-07:50PM M 912 Pentilescu,Mark 19 5*
    08:00PM-09:50PM M 912      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 1.5 additional hours to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 152 LIGHTING TECHNIQUES 3 Units Covers theory and practice of lighting techniques for stage, television, and video. Addresses fundamentals of design, equipment setup, and operation, as well as practical experience as lighting crew member of Southwestern College productions. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 152 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85526 TA 152 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MW 911 Buckley,Michael 19 6*
    11:00AM-11:50AM MW 911      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 Two additional hours to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 160 THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS I 1.5 Units Provides training and experience in lighting, construction, painting, sound, makeup, publicity, and box office for college productions. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 160 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85527 TA 160 01 02:00PM-04:20PM TTH 911 Buckley,Michael 15 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 2/11/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 Additional one hour 35 minutes to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 161 THEATRE WORKSHOP---TECHNICAL CREWS II 1.5 Units [Prerequisite: TA 160 or equivalent.] Provides advanced training and experience in lighting, construction, painting, sound, publicity, and box office for college productions. [D; CSU; UC]
TA 161 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85528 TA 161 01 02:00PM-04:20PM TTH 911 Buckley,Michael 15 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 2/11/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 Additional one hour 35 minutes to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 162 THEATRE WORKSHOP---MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION I 1.5 Units [Prerequisite: TA 161 or equivalent.] Covers managing and staffing technical crews in lighting, construction, front-of-house, and running college productions. [D; CSU]
TA 162 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85529 TA 162 01 02:00PM-04:20PM TTH 911 Buckley,Michael 15 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 2/11/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 Additional one hour 35 minutes to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 163 THEATRE WORKSHOP---MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION II 1.5 Units [Prerequisite: TA 162 or equivalent.] Covers supervision of technical crews in building and running college productions. [D; CSU]
TA 163 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85530 TA 163 01 02:00PM-04:20PM TTH 911 Buckley,Michael 15 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 2/11/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 Additional one hour thirty-five minutes to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
TA 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY 2 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.] Individual study or research in an area of theatre arts of particular interest to the advanced student and not included in the regular courses of the College. [D; CSU; *UC]
TA 299 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90081 TA 299 99 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Yeager,Ruff 19 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 5/30/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 14 Total Sections: 20